If your pest problem doesn’t seem to fit in any of the other categories, it might be here.
- Geckos (ENT-2006)
These common lizards have made themselves at home in Texas suburban landscapes. But are they welcome guests?
- Cricket control in the fall (ENT-2003)
Crickets are a seasonal pest in some parts of Texas. Find out what you can do to keep the cricket hoards away.
- Cricket hunter wasps (ENT-2009)
Black wasps that mysteriously appear indoors, especially during the winter months appear to be a uniquely north Texas phenomenon.
- Mildew-feeding insects (ENT-2010)
These tiny insects can indicate hidden moisture problems in homes. Get out your magnifying glass.
- Scuds, beach fleas and other amphipods (Landscape IPM factsheet)
Tiny, shrimp-like arthropods that occasionally show up in the backyard. They make good trout bait too.
- Spiders (E-408 factsheet) Though spiders rarely bite people, and help control flies and mosquitoes in the home, they are one of the most disliked household pests.
- Springtails (ENT-2011)
One of the smallest indoor insects, springtails jump like fleas but do little real harm.
- Swarming insects indoors (ENT-2012)
As any long-time homeowner in Texas will tell you, it doesn’t pay to ignore sudden swarms of insects indoors. But are they termites, or something else?